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Oct 23, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of local impact aid in the city. there is nothing in place to do anything with the funds. casino operator will get a 7% tax break and the opportunity to lower it by another 3%. the trade-off is a temporary decline in gambling revenues going into the education trust fund. the bottom line, if question seven passes, baltimore gain from jobs and a portion of table game revenue, but again, there is a trade-off. an analysis finds gaming interests, rather than public interest, are calling the shots. >> some clergy members came out today in opposition to expanded gambling. barry simms picks up the story and continues our commitment 2012 coverage. >> expanding gambling is one of the issues on the minds of religious leaders but they are also trying to have an impact on some other ballot initiatives. it is very clear that they don't all agree. it is the rallying cry of politicians and ministers opposed to expanding gambling in maryland, seeking to defeat question 7 on election day. >> we have to stop this silly logic that says we can fund our virtues by expanding our vices. >> the focus, jobs and ed
Oct 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
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Oct 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
pound monkey is given a clean bill of health he will be given a new home at a local animal facility. >>> well, for a look at your national and regional weather, we'll check back in with bill karins. >> there's so many elements with this story. stay tuned to your local nbc station. a storm so dynamic, it's so different all the way up the eastern seaboard. the first effects will be felt in florida today. you can see the green on the map as the outer rain bands of the system. rainy day it appears along the southeast coast. central florida may get dryer air. the winds will be increasing along the beaches of florida along the with waves. the northern plains, this is the other element. this is the cold air plunging down from canada. we've got rain turning over to snow in areas of the plains today. the cold air is fill theering in behind it. only in the 30s and 40s from denver to billings and min n minneapol minneapolis. snowing in denver. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. the bottom line right now with sandy, it is a hurricane.
Oct 23, 2012 10:00pm PDT
different local and state positions. >> will be interesting to see what the headlines are tomorrow. >> very interesting. >> liz, thank you. >>> well, if you sat down in front of the tv last night, you certainly had a lot of options, and tonight we can declare a winner. in third place, the giants absolute dismantling of the st. louis cardinals. about 8 million americans tuned in for game 7. that's pretty good. in second place, monday night football, where almost 11 million people watched the bears beat the lions, and with the dominant win, yes, the third presidential debate, which drew 59.2 million viewers, pretty big drop from the first two debates which drew 67 million and 65 million respectively. and that brings to us today, the first day of the rest of the campaign, as cbs reporter noting ham shows -- noting ham shows us, the sprint to the finish is on. >> reporter: both candidates were there in colorado tuesday, paul ryan and mitt romney. >> paul ryan and i will lower taxes on business and on the middle class in america. >> reporter: romney is spending the final days of his campaign f
Oct 30, 2012 9:30am PDT
to as in this small town. liberal dutch called the local people black stockings in reference to the dark-colored a tire worn by the women, but not everyone who lives here is willing to subordinate themselves to the dictates of this god-fearing community. this retired scientist is one of them. he runs -- he runs a small farm and feels constrained by the restrictions of the community. >> you are not allowed to jog here on sundays. you cannot swim in the public pool. you cannot go to the movies or the cafe. they are not even open. what they cannot do is stop you from having sex because i do that behind closed doors. do you understand? >> it is easy for the 69-year- old retired professor to discuss the matter in provocative terms. he is not originally from the area. he is someone who will never be integrated into the community, but even within the community itself, there are increasing signs of resistance. we visited this housekeeper. the 64-year-old water is a devout communist, born and raised here. but over the past few years, she has distanced herself from the church. she has long been re
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
, aggravated assault and dui. >>> coming up after your local news on cbs "this morning" five things to know if you're considering to become a homeowner. this is the "cbs morning news". "cbs morning news". ,,,,,,,, state of colorado have more than just the presidential race to consider. there's a ballot initiative that could make colorado the first state in the nation to legalize marijuana not just for medical use but recreational use. >> this is jezebel. >> reporter: wanda james is readying her new denver restaurant. she and her husband once ran a marijuana dispensary. and marketed foods with marijuana in them. now they are active supporters of a state constitutional amendment to make it legal in colorado for adults over 21 to possess one ounce of marijuana and grow up to six plants for personal use. >> if you would like to come home and have a joint and relax with your wife or your husband i see no issue with that whatsoever. there are more ways to relax than just having someone have a can of coors or jim bean. >> reporter: colorado is one of 17 states that allow marijuana for medical use.
Oct 22, 2012 2:30pm PDT
with the local law enforcement and local government. the local government is going, what is going on here? vegas was part of nevada and utah were mormon. the center of power used to be in salt lake city. it is still, to a degree. it was frowned upon. there was gambling and prostitution down there. with all this money, i think the folks up there when, hey, we should get our hands around this and get control of the situation. it made for strange bedfellows. really odd marriages of really different cultures in a way that we had not seen before. tavis: what are you learning so far about walking in the shoes of a wise guy, trying to go good? >> is really an interesting perspective. let's -- try to divorce yourself from me for a moment. this is part of my process. reading, talking to individuals, taking in information from whatever quarter i can find it. the attitude is, not speaking for myself, what separates me from law enforcement? nothing. they are just the people with the badges. they do things that are as corrupt and more corrupt than me. they are fighting for theirs. i am here so that i can get
Oct 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> over the weekend, if you're in the path of the storm, your nbc local station will have all the information you need and keep it tuned there as the storm does approach. we don't want to ignore our friends in the south. still getting a lot of gusty winds. 20 to 35 miles per hour all the way from miami through west palm beach and getting beach erosion and large waves. all the day throughout the southeast coast, today and tomorrow, brushed from the storm from south carolina to georgia. middle of the country looks fine forecast wise, just that cold air we've been talking about new in the northern plains and head to the east coast behind sandy as we go throughout the weekend. that's a look at your national forecast and now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today is a pretty warm day on the eastern seaboard. kind of setting the stage. we have the cold air plunging down through the middle of the nation and look at st. louis with a high of only 55. maryland today up into the 70s. >>> so, once again, we have about two days to prepare for sandy if you live in the mid-a
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Oct 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT
our local law enforcement, our first responders irswapped to the extent that everyone can be out there looking out for their neighbors, especially older folks, that is really important. if you have a neighbor that you are not sure how they are handling a power outage, flooding, et cetera, go over and visit them and knock on that are door. that can make a difference, the public and be the eyes and ears identifying unmet needs. second, the reason we are here is because the red cross knows what it is doing when it comes to emergency response. people all across the country who have not been affected, now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes america the greatest nation on earth. a good place to express that generosity is by contributing to the red cross. can you go to their website, the red cross knows what they are doing. they are in close contact with federal, state and local officials. they will make sure we get the resources to the families as swiftly as possible. i thank everyone here who is doing such a great job when it comes to the disaster response. the final
Oct 24, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. firefighters say the cyclist was taken to a local trauma center with serious life-threatening injuries. children were on the bus at the time of the crash. no word on whether anyone on the bus was injured. but we are following this story and we'll bring you more details just as soon as we get them. >>> breaking news near los angeles where a gunman has opened fire at a business and a nearby home. three people have died, two others are wounded. right now investigators are still searching for that shooter. >>> a neighbor describes the business as a family-owned fire extinguisher company. this is all happening in the city of downey, about 20 miles from los angeles. >>> good afternoon, everybody. i'm jim handly. >> i'm pat lawson muse. >>> a big weather story developing right now. hurricane sandy could have a big impact on us. >> storm team 4 meteorologist veronica johnson is keeping a close eye on this. >> confidence has really been increasing with each computer models, guidance we look at. the storm system sandy, as a hurricane, could move very close to the east coast in that time period o
Oct 17, 2012 7:30am EDT
is it doesn't matter if it's an center at our lap dancing club in a beautiful market town, local people of absolutely no weight whatsoever in planning law. with the prime minister agree with me -- [inaudible] that their voice should be heard? >> i think my honorable friend speaks for many people about the frustration of the planning system can sometimes deliver but i would make 2.4 think we're making some progress. first of all we changed the laws to give planners greater power to alter licenses but i think they can apply to the source of premises she refers to. the second thing is under our plans people can write neighborhood plans which give far greater control to residents about the shape of their british committee. i would encourage her to take up the specific issue with the department communities and local government to see if there's some anything more we can do. >> could i thank both benches for the tribute to the police officers who were murdered in manchester recently. on the thing though of policing, there are nearly 7000 front-line police that have had disappeared from her sy
Oct 30, 2012 9:00am EDT
into a tree. four other children were taken to local hospitals. the bus driver escaped without being harm. the cause of this crash is still under investigation. >>> a shuffle for apple executives after some embarrassing software glitches and retail staff cuts. software chief scott forestall will be leaving next year. the reason, reported lit glitches in apple maps which gave users some faulty directions. >>> a new study out today in "atlantic journal" shows while mammograms provide a life-saving diagnostic tool in the fight against breast cancer, they also cause doctors to treat some women unnecessarily. the british panel found that for every life saved, three women are overdiagnosed, treated for cancer that would never have threatened their lives. >>> the u.s. geological survey says a magnitude 6.2 earthquake off the west coast of canada last night was a strong aftershock of the more powerful 7.7 quake that struck the same area saturday night. there have been nearly 80 aftershocks registered in the area off british columbia. no reports of any significant damage. >>> a new report shows th
Oct 15, 2012 10:00am EDT
cuts at the federal and state and local level. add another 8-10% to this. this means the inability to respond to a range of public health emergencies and effectively. it means delaying and doing a lot of things. there are thanks so much for talking with us. we now go to the hudson institute for a segment on the future of rural telecommunications. >> thanks to the good folks at c-span for carrying today's event live and we also welcome the viewers online. the hudson institute is a future oriented international policy research organization designed to promote ideas that promotes security, prosperity, and freedom. ever since our founding in 1961, the institute has been focused in part on how technology comes to shape the future. and perhaps no area has been more transformative than the information and communications technology, in the past half century. disbursement of these technologies is not always been equal throughout america. today we will address how the spread of technologies has varied between urban and rural america. we will unveil a new study that my colleague hanns kuttner
Oct 21, 2012 2:00pm EDT
in the battle of 1812 and was less than one-half of 1% of all servicemen. many that served serve the local militia that for actual by contrast 617,000 combatants died in the civil war just to give you a sense of the difference in scale that we are talking about. statistics like these hint that the meaning of the war of 1812 can be found as much in popular print, and newspapers, books and about what telling about the war as it can be found in the battlefields themselves. contrast those numbers of service men with numbers on newspapers in. they produce approximately 250 different newspaper titles to the weekly messenger. that's about one newspaper franchise for every ten men who died in battle how many issues of each volume, how many actual newspaper franchisees there were if you want to assess the impact and the importance of the war of 1812. in 1812 americans took instructions about patriotism from a flood of popular print. a wash in discussions about national law of. from political speeches like madison to the tavern ballots and folk songs and the treatises and political economies to popu
Oct 27, 2012 8:00am EDT
. that was less than one half of 1% of all servicemen. many who served served in local militias and had a service that was more ceremonial than actual. by contrast 617,000 combatants died in the civil war just to give you a sense of the difference in scale we're talking about. statistics like these hint that the meaning of the war of 1812 can be found as much in popular prints, in newspapers, books and ballads telling about the war as it can be found in the battlefields themselves. contrast those numbers of servicemen with fwhum members on newspapers. between 1812 and 1815 the nation's presses produced approximately 250 different newspaper titles, from the south carolina state gazette to the kentucky telegraph to the massachusetts weekly messenger. that is one newspaper franchise for every 10 men who died in battle. we're not talking about how many volumes of the newspapers were published weekly or monthly during that period. how many issues of each volume. we're talking about how many actual difficult newspaper franchises there were, quite a few. so if we truly want to assess the impact and the
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that on golden's main street filled with local merchants such as nancy taylor mason, registered independent, still undecided. not far away former ranch kid kelly condon jackson, an optometrist, bought this building for her office. amy rule, a lawyer, leans republican, but she's still not sure. john ellis is in big agriculture, the national western stock show. we gather them at the windy saddle, a homegrown coffee shop. nancy, the store owner, will be watching for specifics on the economy and social issues. >> what i'm seeing in small businesses is things are really beginning to come back but it's still really hard for people to get extended lines of credit, get funding to buy businesses. it's tough. and there isn't a candidate that represents all the things that i think are important. and that's probably not unusual, but it's much more apparent this year. >> reporter: amy struggles with social issues versus her family. >> i feel like i'm having to make a decision on the progress of my individual four-person family and moving them forward versus all of women's rights out there. and because i
Oct 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
con local contest. and the grower says it's all thanks to hard work, no funny business. >>> a map discovered buried in the vault of a historical vote shows george washington's encampment at valley forge, pennsylvania, could have changed this country's history forever if it had fallen into the hands of the british. the map was rediscovered two years ago during a routine inventory after being donated to the society in the 1940s. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with a weather channel forecast. >> heat exhaustion in l.a.? >> they were out there so long they had to treat like 30 people for xaugs waiting for the shuttle. we didn't see gigantic rainfall amounts, about half inch in bellingham. that was round one. round two later today, now a few showers at the higher elevations. as i mentioned, get red dirks keep the umbrella handy, now we'll see a big storm system coming in right behind it. this next storm system will bring heavy rain as you go throughout the afternoon hours and then as we go throughout the evening. that
Oct 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
, realty track's new election 2012 report finds 65% of local housing markets nationwide are worse off than four years ago. >>> more sobering data comes to us from the pew center which finds 35 to 44-year-olds are now the most worried about retirement. that is a stark contrast from just three years ago when generation x was the least concerned about retirement funds. >>> a new study ranks the nation's capital as the most affordable u.s. city. the study factors housing and transportation costs against median income. baltimore, philadelphia, minneapolis, and boston rounded out the top five. and finally, what does this guy have in common with brad pitt and george clooney? not as much as he thought. las vegas police are now looking for the 31-year-old southern california man they say he stole $1.6 million in high-value casino chips from the venetian resort this month. the problem with the ocean's 11esque heist, those high-denomination chips are virtually impossible to cash in undetected. >>> coming up next, the champions of the national league are headed to the world series, plus a painful body
Oct 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
the monkey is given a clean bill of health, he will be given a new home at a local animal facility. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. he has your weather channel forecast. good morning, bill. >> i'm kind of rooting for the monkey on that story. >> you know what, let him run around! he's having fun. >> just return him to the wild. there really is no wild habitat for monkeys in this country anymore, is there? >> no, unfortunately for him. >> good morning, everyone. down in cuba, it was not a pretty scene last night. hurricane sandy intensified right before landfall. santiago was right in the brunt of the eye. and the pictures out of there won't be pretty once they come out today. about 75% of jamaicans without power and even haiti. of course, that could be very prone to flash flooding and they're getting bands of heavy rain. even the dominican republic is, too. so, where is this storm heading next? it will be a problem likely for the mid-atlantic northward, paralleling the coastline around florida, but i really think n
Oct 12, 2012 11:35pm PDT
charges that the local latin dance-themed fitness studio was also home to a thriving prostitution ring. the exercise instructor at the center of the case allegedly kept a secret list that now threatens to expose over 100 clients. and if they start naming names in a town of only 10,000, oh, you can imagine the impact. here's abc's john schriffen. >> reporter: she's a zumba instructor with an alleged side business. 29-year-old alexis wright, seen here in this video for her now shuttered zumba dance studio. wright is at the center of a sex scandal that's shaken this quiet new england hamlet to its roots. complete with alleged sex tapes and a potentially revealing and devastating list of client names. this week, she was charged with over 100 counts of prostitution and invasion of privacy. >> not guilty. >> reporter: along with her alleged business partner, 57-year-old mark strong. >> not guilty, your honor. >> reporter: we went to her house today. hello? anybody home? but -- you don't want to talk about the allegations? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: did you do it? >> no comment. >> repor
Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the highest local average at 4.60 the second highest in the state, oakland at 4.51 and san jose at 4.50. >>> i-80 corridor in the east bay can be a traffic nightmare. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live with the new project that uses cutting edge technology now and is supposed to hopefully ease that traffic problem. anne. >> reporter: yeah, you can see traffic moving slowly right now on i-80 and a lot of it due to here is volume. this new system uses tools we have seen before traffic sensors an metering lights but they will be used in an integrated system being called the first of its kind in the bay area. >> it's one of the most congested corridors in the bay area. >> reporter: through the corridor mobility project, construction begins today on a system of traffic sensors, cameras, electronic signage and detours on side streets to help ease gridlock on 20 miles of i- 80 between the bay and carquinez bridges. >> the entire system will be interconnected so that information will flow to the drivers upstream if there's incident and ask them to slow down so we can make sure that the flow continues
Oct 6, 2012 2:30pm PDT
when he was only 2 years old. after visiting a local hospital, he realized that he could use music to improve the lives of sick kids. his organization is called "concerts for a cure." its mission is to raise money for medical research. jourdan encourages talented teen musicians across the country to hold fundraising performances. >> we really look for children who had a cause that they found that was very important to them. and through innovation, they've figured out how to get other children to work with them. they don't have to wait to be leaders of tomorrow -- they're leading today. >> the founders of the award program say their honorees prove you don't have to be a grownup to do something big. >> the only thing that controls your opportunity is what's up here. it's also what allows you to grow your opportunities. so don't be afraid. try things because it means something to you. >> kids as young as 7 can be nominated for the award. top honorees receive a grant of at least $25,000 for their organization. to find out more, there's a link on our website. the spirit of the award is
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT you are watching wbal tv 11. live, local, late breaking. this is 11 news at 6:00. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> good morning. it is pretty chilly out there. a lot of 40's showing up on our temperature map. 42 at bwi, 40 in parkton. if you think this is cold, it is printed get colder. including tonight. a cold front approaching the area. showers and ohio and western pennsylvania. we may not get the precipitation, but a drop in temperatures. a nice weekend as high pressure moves end. >> the time is 4:57. 42 degrees. coming up, there is definitely more magic left in the tank. >> the orioles crank out a win. highlights and reaction. >> i am george, of new information about the baltimore city fire that killed five, including four shellgren. >> taking amateur morning commute. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ too bad the guys aren't here we're
Oct 15, 2012 4:30am EDT
of the day today on your nbc station. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. there will be a little bit of rain today. a couple of showers are possible. it is in the 60's, relatively warm. 61 degrees in randallstown. there are a couple of the sprinkles. we have a 40% chance for rain showers today. otherwise, a mixture of sun and clouds. we will check the seven-day forecast going all the way into the weekend. >> 4:57. >> two men were shot and wone killede after a house party. >> details on a push for fire safety. >> the memories of orioles magic will last for a lifetime. >> we will check your morning commute. an update on [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> is it going to rain today? >> it was beautiful yesterday. >> it was beautiful yesterd
Oct 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. thunderstorm activity overnight. we have some lingering showers here and there. 64 degrees at the airport. some showers northwest of the city. the barometer a little on the low side. not a chilly morning. these temperatures are close to the normal high for this year. the forecast is just ahead. >> so many questions and so little time. 4:56. two baltimore city police officers are facing charges this morning. >> howard county police need your help catching a peeping tom. >> watch what you say when you are on the mta. >> one problem in ellicott city [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> some storms overnight and it is warm this morning. >> some areas had over an inch
Oct 24, 2012 4:30am EDT
are watching wbal tv 11. live. local. late-breaking. 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. another quiet start. another loudoun day to day. a few clouds but we do not expect trouble in the morning to meet. 57 at the airport. a 20% chance in for a light rain shower or sprinkle. most of you will not see any rain. partly cloudy with highs in the upper 70 tulsa. the average high temperature is 64. >> thank you. the time is 4:56. 57 degrees at the airport. coming up, a busy overnight for baltimore city police. details on two shooting investigating. >> police look for a sexual assault suspect. the telmex. -- details are next. >> expanded gambling in maryland. but the message is and what the opposition is staying -- saying. >> a look at the area roads. we will update you on any problems >> you are watching wbal tv 11. live. local. late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5 am. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm ashkenazy acquisition corp. stan stovall. corp. stan stovall. - i'm
Oct 24, 2012 7:00pm EDT
nine days of misery for our local sports fans. it began with the nationals being the best team in baseball to being out of the playoffs and then the homecoming game was lost when they couldn't make a field goal. >> i don't think there's been a matter of having these tough losses in only a couple week. >> i think some of that stuff builds scars and it builds fandom. >> some people can become really despondent when their team loses. >> character building, right? take a look at this. that is a st. louis flag flying in front of the wilson building in our town of washington d.c. why is it there? well, there was a bet mayor vincent gray lost with the st. louis mayor over that national league division series and i think when you lost the bet, you had to put the opposite city flag on your pole. >>> there was some good news for those fans today, though. >> no. it hasn't been that long. it doesn't feel like i've been gone long, but at the same time i'm so excited to be back in washington. >> we are excited to have you back, chris cooley. in fact, he was in the locker room at redskins par
Oct 15, 2012 8:00am PDT
to a local campaign office and handed out some pizza. he he realizes he has a lot at stake because of his first poor performance in his first debate. >> he knew when he walked off that stage and he also knew as he watched the tape of that debate that he's got to be more energetic. i think you'll see somebody who is very passionate about the choice that our country faces and putting that choice in front of voters. >> the president can change his style, he can change his tactics, he can't change his record and he can't change his policies. that's what this election is about. >> that's the spin from the campaign. we're here at hofstra university. a very different format from the first debate. the moderator is you're own cnn candy crowley and questions will also come from undecided voters in the audience on international and domestic affairs. >> that's like we like to called the wild card where things can actually get kind of wild. >> there is a lot riding on the second presidential debate. i don't think you need me to tell you that. as paul just told us, the candidates are spending a lot of
Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
-half of 1% of all servicemen. many served and local militias in the service was more ceremonial. the 617,000 combatants died in the civil war. to give you the difference. the meeting of the war of the war of 1812 can be found in popular print of newspapers and books telling about the war as in the battle field. contrast those servicemen with those in the newspapers. between 1812 and 1815 producing approximately 250 different newspaper titles from south carolina gazette gazette, a kentucky telegraph, a massachusetts week the messenger. one newspaper franchise for every 10 men. not how many were published monthly or weekly but how many different franchises there were. if we went to assess of the war of 1812 we need to evaluate it as a cultural event as much as cultural. americans took instructions from popular print a discussion about national law of. the political speeches like madison's from folks songs to popular novels, plays, americans on every side proved eager to talk about love of country. that may have been dismissed as a waste of time and money as if not a disastrous displays hub
Oct 15, 2012 5:00pm EDT
never mind not drinking the water. at one local lake they're telling you you shouldn't even touch it, details up next. >>> sky 9 was over lake mead in rockville where park users are being warned to avoid contact with the water and keep their pet as way from it, too. that's because of an outbreak of toxic blue green algae. natural resources experts now say a similar outbreak considered in 2009. they say there's a similar problem nearby at lake frank, but it's not nearly as serious. >>> the latest results of the d.c. water waist tests are out and the winner is d.c. tap water according to the d.c. water and sewer authority. about 800 people were asked to taste samples of tap and bottled water and more than half the participants ranked tap water as tasting better. others said they didn't really takes a difference between the two samples -- taste a difference between the two samples. >>> plans for a new bike and pedestrian trail in northeast d.c. were unveiled today. mayor vincent gray showing off the design for the new kenilworth aquatic gardens trail. it's part of a bigger 60 walk mile
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
, and i do agree there's a lot of enthusiasm now. there's still local concerns. number one they've taken a lot of our energy throughout the fall and focused on the voter suppression across the country and in pennsylvania. >> as opposed to registering people to vote. >> the same resources that we have, and number two, they are saying they can ask and there will be all this confusion. they can ask for the idea but they still allow the vote and the interpretation of how that is right place at the grass-roots level is something we have a lot of concern about. >> which means are any of your group's getting people to operate as watchers in the critical states to make sure that if that happens they will say i'm sorry you don't actually have to have the ideal vote. >> [inaudible] today i was having my coffee with the senate and told me what a beautiful scene -- >> the book on president lyndon baines johnson one of the three books -- >> in the context and the momentum starts by describing in the south with an african-american brothers and sisters have to go through just to vote. people die and pu
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
price, really, that we'll get. >> a local business electronicsed to provide debate merchandise says it can barely keep up with demand. danville will spend $100,000 to stage the debate. city officials say after hosting the debate in 2000, they know the expense is well worth it. >>> there's a different kind of debate tonight, between bill o'reilly and jon stewart. two hosts with clashing political viewpoints. they will have a mock debate at george washington university, and call it the rumble 2012. tickets sold out almost immediately, and the show will be available over the internet through live streaming. >>> people reduced to tears. >> it's hard to come here. i've been a self sufficient person my whole life. >> she's upset over one mayor's plan to close soup kitchens. why he wants to put them out of business. >> a cool down is in the forecast for your bay area weekend. we're up with a mix of clouds, some fog. we'll look at what to suspect for your neighborhood coming up -- what to expect for your neighborhood coming up. >>> a 10-year-old colorado girl is missing and police have now
Oct 26, 2012 5:00am EDT
snow plows will be hitting local streets. that's right, snow plows. don't worry about snow this morning. it's just a drill. prince george's county is conducting annual county-wide snow and ice dry run. more than 200 snow and emergency vehicles went out at 4:00 this morning to do a run-through of sorts before winter actually gets here. more than 400 personnel are participating. just want to get ready. >> that's what we've got to do. >>> it is 5:07 right now. caught red handed. the disturbing crime a homeowner captured when he set up a camera outside his house. >>> if you are looking forward to some apple picking this fall, you may have already missed your chance. the apple harvest has all but come to an end in virginia. farmers say warm temperatures in february and march led to an early bloom and harvest. you'll still find plenty of apples at farm stands, and virginia apples are in demand in other states hit hard by the summer drought. >>> you could see prices drop on peanuts and peanut butter at your local grocery store. a huge peanut harvest expected with farmers bringing in two-thirds
Oct 21, 2012 4:03pm EDT
the same type of really local level where they tried to take over local level offices. the tea party -- i did not see the same kind of activity. the tea party went at local levels. a lot of times you didn't see it. the fact that ted cruise out of texas won the republican nomination is because of their local tea party group that mobilized at the very local level, the microlevel, below the radar. even polls in texas showed his opponent was leading in the polls, but then came election day and ted cruz swept and one reason was because of those institutions that had been created that were durable. however if those institutions have not been set up in other places, i don't know exactly where they have and haven't, but where they haven't i would suspect to see a waning tea party activity. but even if people aren't organizing, that doesn't mean that the sentiment isn't there. this question about are you a supporter of the tea party movement is almost similar to are you a supporter of the occupy wall street movement? it's a way for people to identify a unique set of views that we don't get by just
Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Oct 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
of local communities where the local government sets of the platform where anyone can report a pothole or some need in their neighborhood or a problem or an opportunity that they see and because the technology allows so much more of these ways to get information to the city, the city can be much more adaptive and resilience and innovative in the way it is instead of that bureaucratic nightmare so many governments are you can actually have the government platform that is open and inventive and creative. >> host: this is booktv's "in depth". we invite an offer to talk about his or her body of work and this month we are pleased to have bestselling author steven johnson. here is a list of his books. beginning in 1999 a technology transforms the way we create and communicate". "emergence: the connected lives of ants, brains, cities, and software" came out in 2002. "mind wide open: your brain and the neuroscience of everyday life" in 2005, came out in science, cities, and the modern world" in 2006, of air: a story of science, faith, revolution, and the birth of america" in 2008, "where good
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
as night local landmarks are glowing orange no honor of the giant's return to the world series. and downtown, noelle walker with a look at how the city is getting into the spirit. >> reporter: every good party needs some mood lighting so check this out, we have a theme going here. so we asked the experts how did they do that? san francisco has a reputation for being a colorful city but at night it's just one color. >> we call it giant's orange. >> reporter: jim kidd is electrician at the auditorium. where they change lights more often than the seasons. >> that's st. patty's day right there. >> reporter: they use spotlights to give the auditorium its light. >> we try to do what city hall is doing so we can match. >> reporter: san francisco is wash in orange. >> today is going to be fantastic. >> reporter: john hunkiewicz made coit tower look like a orange pop cicle. sitting the color orange is sate to stand for vitality and endurance. >> while the giants keep winning they will stay orange. >> reporter: noelle walker. >> the world series picks up with game three tomorrow in detr
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
send jonathan ogden over there. mayor: vote for question seven. ogden: for baltimore. >> live, local, latebreaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. >> state police are calling it an increase in enforcement, a jump in patrol cars lining the roads looking for anything illegal, in particular, impress it -- impaired driving. >> project so low is happening from now until christmas. rob roblin joins us with the latest on project solo. >> it is not just a police taking part, it is police jurisdictions throughout the state that will be of patrolling, beginning tomorrow. they will be out in force. it is quite simple. if you drive drunk, your going to get arrested. starting tomorrow, you will be seeing a lot more police officers on bellaire road. they have seen lots of crashes there that are alcohol-related. this is an ongoing problem with this stretch of roadway. it is more prevalent on friday or saturday night, but we see it at all hours of the day and even during the week nights. >> in the state of maryland in 2010, there were 22,604 drivers arrested for driving under the infl
Oct 15, 2012 7:00am EDT
butter she bought at her local grocery store. >> i had eaten peanut butter three days in a row. i just got so sick. this is a big deal. >> reporter: nearly three dozen people have been sickened in 19 states from coast to coast. this morning, there's concern that with so many products on the list, that number could be growing. now the entire list of products to stay way from is on the fda website. the name to look for is sunland. the challenge is that company makes peanut products used in many brands. >> gnthat's a huge challenge, thank you, jim. for a full list go on yahoo!. >>> now the rescue dog, duke the lee roe. he saved the life of their 9-week-old baby girl. dan harris with the story. >> reporter: duke was adopted from a shelter six years ago. a favor he's now repaid in spades. it happened last week when duke jumped on on the bed in the middle of the night, shaking uncontrollably. >> he is insanely obedient. this was extremely bizarre. >> reporter: they knew something wasn't right. they went to check on their 9-week-old baby girl, harper. >> if duke hadn't
Oct 17, 2012 5:00am EDT
comments for a new show that is debuting as election day approaches. it will focus on local and national candidates and issues during the final two weeks of the campaign. it all starts next monday at 6:30:00 p.m. right here on fox 5. >>> new this morning, u.s. army private first class bradley manning will face a judge today at fort meade in maryland for charges faces of aiding the enemy. manning was arrested back in 2010 and is accused of providing classified documents to wikileaks. >>> the plan to have full wireless access on metro has been delayed once againen metro was supposed to have the project complete this week but the "washington post" reports metro has requested an extension to 2015. right now, metro offers wireless service at 20 of its stations. >>> also new this morning, police in montgomery county are searching for a suspect in a double shooting from yesterday evening. police responded to the golden china restaurant in the 12000 block of old columbia pike in silver spring around 7:00 p.m. police found the men about two miles down the road. both are expected to survive. the p
Oct 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
in washington and lots of 30s on the map locally and use a jacket. 56 this morning and up ahead of the next cold front. we will get some slightly mild air in here beginning later this afternoon. and then tonight. and looking at the national map, sunshine in the forecast for the washington area today and lots of high pressure. to the west, minneapolis and omaha and you see the green and the cloud cover? the timing is later tomorrow into early friday and with some showers and thunderstorms. looks like showers will be approaching st. louis and we'll have to so if that impacts the game or not and this is the accuweather seven-day forecast. seventy this afternoon and just a gorgeous day. tomorrow, late showers, 72 anded from, saturday, sunday, sunshine and temperatures in the 60s for the weekend and that is a look at weather and let's get the latest from julie wright and see if she's in the pumpkin. >> i am not going to fit in that pumpkin. we have lingering delays for those continuing around the capital beltway and leaving 95 to past georgia avenue and that is heavy, slow, and steady and tied in to
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